The Alternative to Carbon Copy Cloner for Windows 10/8/7

Posted by @Cherry

March 6, 2018

AOMEI Backupper, as a free alternative to Carbon Copy Cloner (CCC), can clone disk, partition, system, file(s)/folder(s) to another places for Windows 10/8/7.

About Carbon Copy Cloner

Carbon Copy Cloner(CCC), is a Mac OS X application that can be used for creating data backups or complete images of your computer. In Carbon Copy Cloner, you can backup a whole drive or just select part of the drive to an external hard drive; you can also do an incremental backups of just new or modified files. It has great features to keep your data safe:

Bootable Backups: When disaster strikes your hard disk, you can boot from your backup and keep working. Troubleshot the problem disk when you have time to spare.

Smart Updates: CCC allows you to update only the files that have been added or modified.

Backups Anywhere: With CCC, you can create a backup on your external drive, or back up your files yo a networked drive. You can bring your backups anywhere.


Besides, CCC has many functions such as Edit Scheduled tasks, Chain tasks together, Customizable email notifications, etc. It is very convenient for OS X Yosemite and EI Capitan users.


But what if you want to do those on your Windows? What do you use on Windows to do such thing?

Carbon Copy Cloner Windows alternative

Windows has countless cloning software. Each of them has its own strengths and weaknesses. For find the best Carbon Copy Cloner Windows alternative, the AOMEI Backupper should be the first one.

AOMEI Backupper is not only a backup and restore software, but also a cloning software. It provides you lots of functions for protecting data on your Windows 10/8/7, and it is a great backup software similar to Carbon Copy Cloner.

● When disaster strikes your hard drive, you can use the bootable media you created before to boot your computer and restore system to an earlier date;

● You can choose to create an incremental backup or differential backup, that only back up the files that have been added or modified;

● AOMEI Backupper allows you to backup to other local hard drive, external hard drive, removable devices like USB drive, or share on NAS (network attached storage), you can even backup files to cloud drives.

● It allows you to automatic backup files or other for daily, weekly, monthly, and event triggers;

● You can merge backup images together;

● You can view all backup images by Explore Image;


In a word, AOMEI Backupper should be the closest Windows program to Carbon Copy Cloner. You can use it to backup whole hard drive, or backup system only, you can also use it to backup a single partition, even single file/folder; what’s more, AOMEI Backupper provides you clone system, disk, partition, etc. You can start with the intuitive interface.



AOMEI Backupper allows you to work on Windows PC or Windows Server. If you are a Windows PC user, the AOMEI Backupper Professional can work with Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP; if your are a Windows Server user, the AOMEI Backupper Server is suitable for you.